As October is the cyber security awareness month, Marlink Group, IT company, presents four questions that one should ask their satellite services provider to ensure their cyber-security state and understand whether they need to improve it.
ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (ABS Group) and digital transformation leader Atos announced plans to develop the industry’s first full-service Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) cyber security solution to reduce cyber risk across the global marine and offshore energy supply chain.
To enhance cooperation on cyber resilience and response amongst 15 port authorities, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) made a proposal to establish and lead a ‘Port Authorities Chief Information Officer (CIO) Cybersecurity Network’ (PACC-Net).
In light of October being the ‘cyber security awareness month’, the shipping industry is experiencing various developments in all of its sectors as automation and digitalization play a crucial role in today’s marine industry and in vessels’ operation. Yet, cyber attacks are becoming more concerning and for this reason the industry must invest more in improving its cyber resilience and security.
IEC Telecom, satellite communications expert, alerts on the challenges behind the cyber world and the importance of setting a base on cyber security and protection, so that the vessels will be able to follow safe paths on the Internet and not being threatened by viruses.
Inmarsat launched a new guide on information and communication technology (ICT), which is a crucial part of today’s shipping industry affecting the safety, efficiency and environmental sectors of a ship’s performance.
Versiant, a provider of software and support services for enterprise IT infrastructure, announced a partnership with North Carolina Ports, aiming to enhance the latter’s operational efficiency and security. Versiant also informed that they have successfully completed the first phase of an infrastructure refresh,
Company managers and administrators are ignoring cyber threats just like the Captain of Titanic ignored warnings from other ships about the iceberg, said Magnus Carling, the Chief information security officer (CISO) of Swedish operator Stena AB.
During the One Conference in Hague the Government of the US, Denmark and the Netherlands shared their vision on sharing a global, open, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet and stable cyberspace, and commitment to continued collaborative efforts in enhancing cyber security in the maritime sector.
The US Navy discusses the challenges behind the Internet highlighting that cyber threat against the Navy is a reality. The cyber attacks affect the Navy’s security as anyone with a personal computer, smart phone or smart device is engaged to the battle.
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